Jean H. Lyon, 72, nursery school directorJean H. Lyon...

July 21, 1998

Jean H. Lyon, 72, nursery school director

Jean H. Lyon, former director of Towson Presbyterian Kindergarten and Nursery School, died Sunday of cancer at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 72.

The longtime Ruxton resident moved to the retirement community two months ago.

Mrs. Lyon joined the nursery school as a teacher in 1965. She was promoted to director in 1969 and retired in 1995.

She was an avid bird-watcher and collected sea shells.

The former Jean Hollingshead, who was born in Montclair, N.J., earned a bachelor's degree from Allegheny College in 1947. She was a telephone company service representative in Newark, N.J., New Orleans and Philadelphia before she came to Maryland.

In 1951, she married Dr. James A. Lyon, who died in 1986.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Chesapeake Ave.

She is survived by three sons, James A. Lyon III of North Beach, N.J., Robert Pell Lyon of Brookeville and Edward Paterson Lyon of Boston; a sister, Ruth Clark of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Florence Agnes Young, 83, homemaker and quilter

Florence Agnes Young, a homemaker and longtime Glen Burnie resident, died of lung cancer Sunday at home. She was 83.

Mrs. Young, an accomplished quilter, was an active member of the Down's Park Quilters. She also enjoyed crocheting, embroidery and flower gardening.

The former Florence Stanford was born in Ridgefield, Conn., and moved in 1916 to Alexandria, Va., where she graduated from St. Patrick's Academy.

In 1933, she married Earle W. Young Sr., who died in 1970.

She was a communicant and member of the senior citizens club at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 126 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, where a memorial Mass will be offered at 7 p.m. tomorrow.

She is survived by a son, Earle W. Young Jr. of Tall Timbers; two daughters, Susan K. Rinehart of Columbia and Karen E. Dashiell of Stewartstown, Pa.; a brother, Charles E. Stanford of Osprey, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Levi White, 64, worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.

Levi White, a retired steel mill worker and Korean War veteran, died Tuesday of cancer at the Irvington Knolls Care Center in Baltimore. He was 64.

Mr. White, who worked more than 30 years for Bethlehem Steel Corp., was born in South Carolina, but lived most of his adult life in West Baltimore.

After serving in the Korean War from 1953 to 1955, Mr. White began work at Bethlehem Steel.

"He worked hard and devoted his life to them," said Mr. White's sister, Daisy Nelson of Baltimore.

Mr. White married the former Shirley Gray, who died in 1991.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at New Beginnings St. Jude Church of Christ, 3100 North Ave.

In addition to his sister, Mr. White is survived by two daughters, Flame White and Jackie White; one son, Andre White; two stepdaughters, Alice Gray and Shawn Gray; a stepson, Jamie Gray; and two brothers, Robert White and Millard White Jr., all of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 7/21/98

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